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United Flea Markets Aquire J & J Flea Market

September 29, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

United Flea Markets, owner of the Mile High Flea Market in Denver, CO, the Flamingo Island Flea Market in Bonita Springs, FL, and the T&W Flea Market in Pensacola, FL have announced that the company has acquired the J and J Flea Market  in Athens, GA. “For more than 30 years, J and J Flea Market has operated a thriving business in Athens. Our goal is to enhance and improve upon what has been built over the last 30 successful years focused on service to both vendors and shoppers market wide” said Rob Sieban, United Flea Market’s... 

October 2017 Issues of the Merchandiser Magazines

September 28, 2017 by publisher  
Filed under Back Issues

Merchandiser magazines are available here in digital form. Click on the cover graphic to open each issue.  Read More →

Wellness Trends for the Fall Season

September 28, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Health, wellness, and beauty trends are always changing. Whether it is a cleansing diet everyone is trying, or an otherwise overlooked item that turns out to boost your wellbeing, every season brings new products and lifestyle ideas. There are a few trends that stand out for the upcoming fall and winter season at flea markets. All natural products are all the rage. People want to know what they are putting on and into their body and understand the process behind it.  54% of women want skin care to be “all natural.” Selling locally or self made... 

Miracle CBD at the Forefront of the Wellness Industry

September 27, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound from the cannabis family.  David Zeuner of Miracle CBD says, “CBD and hemp are part of the cannabis family in the same way oranges and grapefruits are members of the citrus family.” The compound currently sold as a supplement and is being tested for medicinal purposes. Universities and organizations around the country are putting millions of dollars into clinical studies and research. These studies and their positive results can be found on – a government run website by the U.S. National Library... 

First Monday Trade Days

September 26, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

First Monday Trade Days is the oldest and largest flea market in the United States. They attract around 100,000 shoppers every month including locals, shoppers from surrounding states, and nationwide. They have acres of land and usually have about 6,000 vendors every month. The First Monday Trade Days has been operating for over 150 years and has a deep history that truly makes it a Texas landmark. Such a large and busy event may be overwhelming, but the shoppers and vendors form a community. First Monday Trade Days is a place to take your time... 

New England Open Markets

September 26, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The New England Open Markets are a wonderful experience and opportunity. They started when a native New Yorker moved to Boston and was dismayed to find an utter lack of fleas and open markets in his new home. In 2003, his very first market took place and continues to grow every year. The markets provide a selling space for vendors, artisans, artists, chefs, crafters, and other creators. Shoppers are able to interact with the sellers and understand the creation and story of the products they purchase. The markets provide more than a unique marketplace... 

Brooklyn Bazaar’s Oddities Flea Market

September 26, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Not for the faint of heart, Brooklyn Bazaar’s Oddities Flea Market is full of peculiar items. This market is not for everyone, but it is a sight to see. Odd and bizarre pieces are sold and on display by over 42 vendors. This strange event covers three floors including an expanded lower floor. The hottest items from this market range from osteological specimens to taxidermy pieces. There will also be medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, jewelry, and one-of-a-kind art for sale and viewing. This dark and curious... 

Nashville Flea Market

September 21, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Since 1969, the Nashville Flea Market has offered travelling and local vendors a place to sell their wares and shoppers a place to find incredibly unique items. It has been rated one of the top flea markets in the US and has been repeatedly voted the number one flea market in Tennessee. The Nashville Flea opens the fourth weekend of every month, except December. The Nashville Flea Market has an average of 2,000 vendors every weekend. The sellers offer such a wide variety of products one list cannot name them all. But the biggest categories include... 

Halloween Selling Tips

September 20, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Halloween is a great holiday to take advantage of in order to boost sales before winter rolls in. Here are some tips for making the most out of Halloween sales: 1. Decorate Attract shoppers to your booth with some spooky displays. Put Halloween themed or colored items at the front and make sure people strolling past can clearly see your Halloween merchandise. Use small Halloween decorations such as fake cobwebs or skulls and disperse them throughout your items; you could even make a scarecrow to greet customers. Having candy at your booth will bring... 

Quakertown Farmers Market Fall Events

September 19, 2017 by Molly Nichols  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Quakertown Farmers Market has a packed schedule! Over the course of this month and next, they are holding various events free to the public. From taking donations to hosting a fun-filled festival, Quakertown Farmers Market will keep your weekends busy with events you do not want to miss. To kick off their celebrations, they will be hosting the Rite Aid Pharmacy’s Flu Shot Clinic. This will take place on September 23 between 11 am and 3 pm. Shots will be administered to all ages. The Rite Aid Pharmacists will be administering them and the treatment... 

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